Hampton Falls, N.H March 20, 1837
Mr. Garrison, The exciting topic of slavery has lately been discussed in the Lyceum connected with the Academy, with considerable interest. The friends of free principles met, and formed an Anti-Slavery Society, adopting the Constitution,… I transmit to you a copy for publication.
This Society shall be called the Rockingham Anti-Slavery Society.
Signed, In behalf of the Society, J.E. Hood, Secretary R.F.S. Griffin, President, J.W. Wiggin, Vice President.
(Liberator, March 24, 1837, pg 2)